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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air a massive computer outage grounds delta air line flights all over the globe. frustrated travelers trapped for hours. what is taking down these systems worldwide. tragedy at a water park. a 10-year-old killed going down the tallest waterslide in the family speaking out about the incident as investigators try to determine what went wrong. donald trump tries to get back on track. the abc news poll shows real trouble for him as he launches a new attack on hillary clinton. >> honestly, i don't think she's all there. >> will his big speech revealing his plan for the economy turn around the race today? and pure gold. america mesmerizing in rio,
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adds another gold to his record tally. >> number 19. >> and team usa dominating on the bars and the beam. >> the best i've seen her do it. >> now simone biles leading the charge for dmror ray. >> hi, i'm simone biles, good morning, america. >> can she become the first woman ever to win five gold medals at a single olympics? we're live in rio for all the action. and good morning, america. hope hyou had a good weekend. what a start for the americans. >> team usa taking home two gold medals. amy with the latest from the olympics including the moment everybody is talking about, this swimmer making quite a statement about the russian doping scandal. >> yeah, a lot to get into. but first that breaking news, delta flights grounded worldwide overnight. some frustrated travelers sharing these photos of some long lines right now and delta
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right there, that the delays are due to a global computer outage. abc's david kerley is at reagan national airport with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: the latest and the long line, george. tens of thousands of passengers are being affected. here's just one line national airport, reagan national airport. the line here, no delta jets are taking off. this computer outage started overnight. it is continuing at this hour. if a delta jet is in the air it will continue and land but ground. there was a passenger in sacramento who sent us an audio file of the pilot explaining what happened overnight. >> back in our operations control center in atlanta, a huge room, the center of the whole operation, their computers are down and if you've been trying to call and get rebooked or call the diamond desk or anything, it looks like everybody is in the same boat. >> reporter: delta says in a statement a computer outage has
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their flights this morning while the issue is being addressed. but there is no solution so far. delta now joins the other major carriers that have been hit by computer shutdowns. a year ago united had nearly 5,000 flights affected. just last month southwest canceled 2300 flights. this looks like it could be a lot worse, george. it is morning, it is rush, it is monday and no delta jets are taking off around the globe. >> yeah, and, david, i think most of us assume there's some kind of failsafe every flight all over the world. how could that be? >> reporter: yeah, delta is not being specific exactly what happened with their computer system but all this information is critical to pilots. they need to know weather data, how many people they're carrying, dispatchers have to know weights. all these things are reliant on computers. a system goes down, you're not flying. >> ripple effects everywhere. david kerley, thanks very much. we turn to that tragic accident at a popular water
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tallest water slide in the world. the park closed this morning as investigators try to determine what went wrong. abc's alex perez is in kansas city with the latest. good morning, to you, alex. >> reporter: good morning, lara. it was a beautiful day here at the park. packed with families when something went terribly wrong. this morning, authorities investigating what went tragically wrong at this popular kansas city water park. >> the mother was screaming, he's not moving. that's my the 10-year-old son of kansas state representative scott schwab died while riding what's known as the tallest water slide in the world here at the schlitterbahn water park. schwab telling abc news overnight since the day caleb was born he brought abundant joy to our family. we are comforted knowing he believed in our savior jesus and they are forever together now. we will see him another day. >> it still brought tears to my eyes that someone else lost
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safe. >> reporter: this morning while the city grieves investigators are remaining tight-lipped not releasing any details of what happened sunday at the kansas park. >> our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. >> reporter: this is what the ride called verruckt german for insane looks like from the top standing at 168 feet high it's taller than the statue of liberty and plummets its thrill seekers a jaw-dropping 17 stories in tubers hitting speeds of nearly 70 miles per hour. commercials for the ride even asking the question -- >> are you insane? >> reporter: the slide requires a minimum inches of 53 inches and two to three riders have to be in a raft with a total weight of at least 400 pounds. sliders had to be at least 14 when the ride opened. that has since changed but before it opened many raised questions about its safety.
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sandbag dummies flying off the slide. the ride's opening delayed at least three times while the park reworked it adding seat belts and safety netting. >> quite possibly this incident is not going to be a result of a mechanical issue, more possibly a result of an human error. >> reporter: and the park will be closed today as a team of investigators works to figure out what exactly what went wrong here. >> thanks, ceo of the national safety council, deborah hersman. thanks for joining us. so many question raised by this accident. the company had taken many steps to put in safety measures before the ride opened. but what kind of questions are you asking right now? what's on top of your mind? >> you know, i think first really is to let that investigation play out. it's good that they've closed the park but we really want to understand what happened here and giving officials the time
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properly will give us a lot more answers. >> they added seat belts. they added safety netting. they had weight requirements. so is this more likely human error? >> you know, i think it's really too early to tell. we really don't know what happened. very tragic event here. people come to parks, water parks, amusement parks hoping to have fun but they certainly expect a safe ride so we want to make sure whenever everyone goes to a park that they do restrictions, that they don't try to loosen up the restraints and definitely if you're going to a water park make sure you know how to swim. >> have we had many problems with water park as cross the country? >> you know, the good news is we don't see fatalities. they're so rare but we do see injury, but they're also very infrequent. we know that some of the places that can be really dangerous in summertime are around water so
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how to swim, parents, you want to make sure that you've got a close eye, close hand on your children. we see some injuries occur in pools every year and we see people die because of drowning. but certainly some serious injuries can occur on places like slides and so whether humans are involved or whether it's equipment, you really want to be careful. we see head, neck and back injuries on slides. >> this ride was called insane. are parkpe >> you know, i think, you know, the question really is, is the ride safe? and if the ride is safe, we want to make sure that everyone who rides the ride is safe. and so taking the precautions that we need, if there are changes that need to be made i'm sure this park will be looking closely at that. but ultimate there's also some responsibility for local and state authorities to take a look at it, as well as the manufacturers to ensure that
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>> okay, deborah hersman, thanks for joining us this morning. >> thank you. so lots of questions to be answered but, boy, our hearts go out to that family. >> absolutely. so important to think about those things she said. we move on now to the race for the white house and donald trump struggling to get back on track after a tough poll number. our new poll shows hillary clinton with an eight-point lead as trump steps up his attack. abc's tom llamas tracking it all for us. good morning, tom. >> reporter: lara, george, good morning to you. donald trump h will be showcasing different economic plans this week as trump is using clinton's own words against her. this morning, as some wonder if trump's campaign is coming unhinged, the republican nominee lobbing that same attack on hillary clinton. >> she is a totally unhinged person. she's unbalanced. honestly, i don't think she's all there. >> reporter: trump seizing on this statement clinton made about her truthfulness
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that and for that i, you know, will try to clarify. >> reporter: the trump campaign posting this on social media portraying clchts as a robot. >> i may have short-circuited it. >> reporter: and trump having a field day with that short-circuit comment. >> she took a short-circuit in the brain and she's got problems. i mean, if we had real people, this would be a real problem for her. but i this country don't want somebody that is going to short-circuit up here. okay. not as your president. >> reporter: trump's new attacks come on the heels of new polls that show him in a summer slump. our abc news/"washington post" poll showing many voters worried about trump. two-thirds say he has the wrong temperament. almost as many say he's unqualified and untrustworthy.
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regards to trump's relationship with russian leader vladimir putin. >> for mr. trump's perspective, right, he simply heard putin compliment him. he then responded by complimenting him. he never thought that he might be being played. >> reporter: trump firing back on twitter calling morell, a man who has made some serious bad calls and a total clinton flunky. and today in detroit trump will unveil his economic pl here are some highlights. trumps want to repeal and replace obamacare and limit taxation of business, all businesses to 15% and stop all payments using tax dollars to the u.n. global warming programs and also exclude child care expenses from taxation. now, the clinton campaign is already calling this tru trumponomics saying if he wins, you lose. >> thanks very much. let's bring it to matt dowd.
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today, an economic speech, biggest issue focused on jobs and trying to consolidate republicans with a lot of ideas that have been republican orthodoxy for a long time. >> yeah, i mean i think he's much better arguing on the ground of the economic situation in the country today instead of this argument around the short-circuited situation. if i were donald trump i would not get into an argument about mental stability. it's not a ground i think is very good for him in in this speech he has to do the equivalent of jim furyk's 58 yesterday which was an amazing situation set the all-time record, in order to break this pattern, he's going to have to hit it out of the park. >> out of the park and one speech alone isn't going to do it. the question is can he stay on message for a consistent series of days and weeks? at the same time, you're saying, you know, as we look at our poll. there is an eight-point lead for hillary clinton in our a
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race. you think over time those -- the green party candidate and gary johnson, the libertarian candidate can have an impact. >> yeah, i think unlike years past, you know, where the third or fourth party dwindle as they get closer to election day i actually think they're going to rise as we get closer to election day. i think because of the dissatisfaction as we see in the abc poll with both major party candidates and the fact they're both unliked and distrusted means there's an opportunity for jill stein to grow their support. the question, george, is can they get enough support to get in that debate, that first debate in september? i think it's unlikely but that's really the threshold they need to beat which is 15%. >> it worked for ross perot back in 199. finally, hillary clinton stepped in it again over the weekend with those new comments about the e-mail server. how does she hold on, consolidate the lead she now has? >> don't go on the air. i think the best thing that she
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media landscape which he's consistently done and consistently made mistakes and as she's disappeared her poll numbers rise and that is pretty consistent over the last eight years. as she goes off the media platform her numbers rise so if i were her cede to donald trump and let him do what he's doing. >> go to the states. local media strategy, matt dowd, thanks very much. >> never a dull moment. same thing in rio where america's olympians are hitting their stride taking home two gold medals slowing down. amy is live in rio with all the latest. good morning, amy. >> hey, good morning, lara. and george, team usa going for gold and breaking records along the way with incredible performances in the pool and on the balance beam and this is the best part, they're just getting started. >> the united states will win gold. >> reporter: the u.s. men's swim team struck gold sunday night, michael phelps, the most
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team to victory in the men's 4x100 freestyle relay. with this win phelps has now everyoned his 19th gold medal and 23rd overall medal in the olympic games. phelps' teammate ryan held overcome with emotion on the podium. the olympic veteran no stranger to hearing "the star-spangled banner" put a comforting arm around the gold medal newbie and shining bright 19-year-old american k gold in the 400-meter freestyle crushing her competition. >> canidate ledecky smashes her own record. >> reporter: favored to win broke breaking the world record and beating her closest competitor by five seconds. only 15 when she won gold at the london games now being called the female phelps. other american stars also making waves include four-time gold
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year and took it in the 100-meter butterfly. cody miller also taking home bronze in the 100-meter breaststroke. and the women's gymnastics team decked out in stars and stripes dominating all the events at the qualification round. on the bar, the vault, the beam and the floor. ending the night in first place and simone biles making her much anticipated olympics debut led the charge. team's smallest member came out with the biggest scores. even showcasing her signature move, the biles. and on the tennis courts serena and venus williams lost their first round match in the doubles competition. >> a shocker in rio. >> reporter: but serena won earlier in the day beating her australian opponent in straight sets. now the four time gold medalist
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track to add to her collection. >> all right and a big moment in the pool, take a look at russian swimmer yulia efimova. take a look at u.s. swimmer lily king's reaction as she beat her time and calling out yulia for being caught occupy in the russian drug cheating scandal. a lot wonder why she's been allowed to compete. but guess what, it is on and the competition is fierce. guys. >> oh, i cannot stop watching, amy. you are so lucky to be there. great job. want to get to jesse palmer now with a look at where things stand in the olympic medal count. give it to us. >> i can't stop watching either. heading into day three at the rio olympics and today some real opportunity force the u.s. to bring home even more medals including, of course, gold. right now america's in the lead with 12 medals including three goal, five silver rounding out
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italy and japan right now tied with seven apiece. but big day today, all eyes on michael phelps as he competes in his first individual competition. we saw him, of course, add to his record medal tally last night with a win in the team relay but you're also going to want to keep an eye out for the u.s. men's gymnastic team, the final today looking to do what they could not do in 2012 in london and that is bring home a medal. lara, george. >> thank you. no another wildfire in the west. >> just east of l.a. want to show you this video. it's called the pilot file 1500 acres burned eight tankers on this brought in the big jets and not much in the way of contain. gusty winds across the l.a. basin and red flag warnings for the intermountain west and more dry lightning and wish they had this across northern parts of florida. flood watches and rainy week for
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>> a nice, cool morning but look for the sunshine to warm us up nicely. a little cool near the shoreline but inland, temperatures will push near the 90-degree mark, it will be a warm one but the humidity is manageable. it does not come up until wednesday and what it does, the thunderstorms return tomorrow,
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on "gma." the latest on that murder mystery here in new york. that jogger killed on a run. her parents are now speaking out. they've got a message for the killer still on the loose this morning. new trouble for oscar pistorius in prison, the form he olympian rushed to the hospital for injuries to his wrists. did he hurt himself? what his brother is saying about it this morning. my doctor prescribed medication- an opioid. it really helped! but it came with some baggage: opioid-induced constipation oic. sounds like you're ready for movantik! movantik? yes, mo-van-tik! opioids block pain signals. but can also block activity in the bowel, causing constipation. movantik is specifically designed for oic. do not take movantik if you have a bowel blockage or a history of them. serious side effects may include a tear in your stomach or intestine. and can also include symptoms of opioid withdrawal. common side effects include
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>> i'm randy price, we're following breaking news out of princeton where a death investigation is underway, state police had been searching for a missing jogger this morning. they were looking for a 27-year-old woman near brook station road. that road has been closed for some time is on the scene. right now, all delta flights are grounded because of a system-wide power outage which started in atlanta. last night overnight you can see how long the lines are right now at logan airport in boston. the airlines are saying that the flights awaiting departure are down worldwide. we're back in two minutes with
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the same thing, crystal clear skies, and this afternoon we may get a few of the puffy clouds that develop but no rain today, no rain tomorrow, and in fact, tomorrow, probably a couple of degrees warmer than today, and the humidity, still manageable, however on wednesday, the humidity is back and so is the threat of thunderstorms. some of those storms could be strong, and that that's why we indicated a high impact weather day. 92 degrees, we'll get to friday through sunday, and it's unsettled again, watch out for the scattered thunderstorms in the commute, olessa, how does it look? >> not too bad. we're watching some delays, luckily no accidents to report, south of town, 24, stop and go on randolph, route 3 from weymouth into braintree and once you get there it will be a 30 to 35-minute ride into boston. eastbound on the pike, it's a 20-minute ride. maybe up to 25 minutes and 93 south looks good out of methuen, and that volume does pick up around spot pond, stays slow, and the trains and buses so far are on schedule.
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new dannon , natural is back. welcome back to "gma." that's a look at reagan national airport. massive lines after a worldwide delta computer outage overnight. there are some reports the system may be coming back online. we'll stay on this all morning long. a major city recovering from a deadly blast at a hospital overseas. at least 50 no one has immediately claimed responsibility. also this morning donald trump hoping to turn the tides around. launching new attacks on hillary clinton as he faces tough poll numbers. >> major economic speech coming up from trump today. amy, live in rio this morning. she is leading our olympic coverage and the women's gymnastics team, amy, what a story. >> oh, so incredible.
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sunday. the incomparable simone biles leading that charge in the search for a second straight u.s. team gold coming up we'll talk to former olympian and member of the gold winning 1996 team dominique dawes. so much more from rio but we'll send it back to you, lara. looking forward to that. we want to start with the latest on that murder mystery here in new york. the family of 30-year-old jogger killed while running last week now speaking out. her mother blasting the killer who is still on the loose. abc's linsey davis joins us now from queens with more on the investigation. good morning, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, lara. just one day after laying their 30-year-old daughter karina to rest both parents spoke publicly but the mother had some especially blistering words to stress her point she started off by taking off her sunglasses and telling everyone to look in her eyes as she could address the man directly that she called a coward.
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forever. >> reporter: a mother's unbridled pain and anguish on full display. >> soon we're going to have a face to the piece of garbage that you are. >> reporter: on sunday afternoon kathy vetrano shared this -- >> the whole entire world knows what a pathetic, piece of filth you are. >> reporter: these words are the first we've heard from vetrano's family since the 30-year-old was found dead less than a week ago. her body discovered just 15 feet away from a trail that she and her father ran nearly every day but back pain forced him to stay at home the afternoon she was killed. the retired firefighter now has a message of his own for the attacker. >> justice will be served.
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and headphones near the crime scene and sent them in for testing in the hopes of finding fingerprints or dna evidence, meanwhile, vetrano's devastated parents laid their daughter to rest saturday. her casket was met with salutes as hundreds gathered for the funeral. even actor donnie wahlberg took a moment to remember her writing on twitter i've met thousands of amazing new yorkers while filming "blue bloods." none were as kind as karina vetrano. so many people attended saturday's funeral service so they had to set up speakers outside where people were standing. anyone with information will now get a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. lara. >> linsey, thank you very much. joining us senior legal analyst sunny hostin. sunny, obviously family so angry. does this help or hurt the investigation. >> there is no question it helps
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department, this energizes the community. this is a plea for justice. this is a plea for help so we may get more tips being called in. i think everyone that saw that really related to that family and thought i want justice for karina too and that's why people do these press conferences. they want people to feel their private grief publicly. sort of a call to action. >> you could not watch that and have your hearts -- i mean, just break for karina's mother, for the entire what's next in the investigation? >> well, they don't have many leads but we know there may be some dna evidence and they're testing that now. remember, this was a particularly gruesome, gruesome crime. we're talking about someone that was dragged off of a jogging path, possibly sexually assaulted. her teeth were broken, scrapes to her leg. talking about something, very, very gruesome so my sense is because of that press conference perhaps we'll be getting in many more tips.
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hit that would be helpful because someone that commits a crime like this, this is not the first time. so let's hope this is someone that may be in a dna database. >> her mother and father said karina was such a fighter and she fought so there might be a lead right there. >> there might be. i also want to mention this, looking forward to a possible trial, this kind of press conference helps because every potential juror, you would imagine, now knows about this case, has seen this p for the family. so this is the very beginning of a long process for this family but hopefully justice for karina. >> absolutely. hopefully justice for karina, sunny, thank you so much. >> o. thank you. we move on to new trouble for oscar pistorius. the former paralympic champ rushed to the hospital after injuring his wrists in prison where he is serving sometime for his girlfriend's murder and lama hasan has the latest. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to
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from what are being described as minor wounds to his wrists. so what happened to pistorius? according to him it was an accident. he fell in his jail cell and injured himself threw there are some who believe he may have been trying to take his own life. one of the most famous former olympians in the world, oscar pistorius is fighting back denying claims he was trying to commit suicide. saying he had fallen after losing his balance o and slipping in his jail cell but the south african media are running a different story suggesting it was a suicide attempt that he was bleeding heavily claiming there were razor blades found in his cell after the incident. with reports of an inmate describing his wounds as, quote, definitely self-inflicted. his brother karl categorically denying these tweeting i know that there are reports saying that he tried to injure himself, they are completely untrue and
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news stories are also baseless. he slipped in his cell and injured himself, nothing serious. and the hospital he was treated at releasing this short statement, "the kgosi in. amp ampuruii correctional centre treated him but further sent him to kalafong hospital for treatment. he is behind bars serving six years for murdering his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. prosecution saying it will appeal again arguing the sentence was, quote, shockingly lenient. while oscar's brother hammering home it was just an accident and nothing more urging people not to believe those media reports saying he himself went to see his brother in his cell sunday saying he was doing well and in good spirits. george. >> okay, lama, thanks very much. now over to lara. >> thank you, george. coming up on the big board,
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why wasn't it caught on the officer's body camera. and a-rod says good-bye. the yankee slugger announcing his retirement. the question is was he forced to quit. renee zellweger addressing speculation about her appearance. we'll talk about it all coming up on our big board in two minutes. ? ? starbucks? small-batch cold brew coffee. in stores now. strike! sfx: "boop" ? complete pair of eyeglasses,
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raf the officer that fatally shot paul o'neal in the back and so this was supposed to be sort an air of transparency for the chicago police department plagued by charges of racism and now you have this pilot program with body cameras that should have been very helpful but now it doesn't seem like it's that helpful because a lot of the behavior, quite frankly, that was caught is very shocking, very disturbing. you see officers cursing at you see officers high-fiving after the shooting and you also see officers, quite frankly, pointing to the body cameras and telling the other officers to turn them off. this has led not to the transparency into the good feelings in the community but, in fact to more distrust between the trust and the african-american community. >> right. quite the opposite so based on what you just said what those tapes have shown, could the officers involved in the shooting be charged criminally.
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and it's clear it's against department policy to shoot at a car that's going away from the police, 15 shots were at the car and i think it's also important to notice that -- note that he was shot in the back and the supreme court has held that generally you can't shoot a fleeing felon in the back. so looking at all of that, it is possible that we could see criminal charges stemming from this case. >> yeah, we'll follow this. sunny, thank you very much. >> you bet. got to move on to a major league re crying during his press conference, tearfully announcing he will play his last game on friday. take a look. >> i love this game. and i love this team. and today i'm saying good-bye to both. i never thought i could play for 22 years. at 18 i just wanted to make the
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>> so a lot of questions given that he's so upset. was this his decision? we have t.j. holmes with us. good morning, teej. what do you make of sort of abrupt midseason retirement? >> well, it's what we've come to expect from alex rodriguez, right. in his career, nothing is ever simple and it's not this time at all either. now, we can call this a retirement. but or you can he was going to be released. that might be the truth essentially trying to move another direction and get younger, they want to get better and look too the future. when you have a 41-year-old on your books making 20 plus million a year who's batti batting .200 he is not in the plan so they were probably going to release him at the end of this season anyway. but that wouldn't have been very ceremonious and just would have parted ways but this way they brought an offer to him and said, we'll let you do this and keep your salary, and even the salary you're owed next season and you can stay on as an
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going to get $27 million to go away. but everybody gets to save face here a little bit. he's had a tough relationship with the yankees over the past few years and repaired that to a great degree but this way on friday it'll be his last game and riding the bench for the past month or so if you haven't been paying close attention so he said that was embarrassing for him. >> everything about alex is complicated. look at the stats. you've got three mvps, 14 all-star team, fourth on the all-time home course, the scandal include season-long suspension for the steroid use. how do you sort through it. >> one of the most pile lahrizing athletes but also one of the greatest in baseball, probably, as well. it'll take some time before people forget some of the bad and remember the good. it'll take time and depends what he does once he walks away from the game to see how people remember him. >> let's move on. renee zellweger. slamming tabloids firing back at
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business but i did not make a decision to alter my face, have surgery on my eyes. let's talk to her friend larry hackett former "people" magazine editor in chief. this has been swirling around for some time. she has a new movie coming out in september. another bridget jones movie and this was kicked up by renee herself. >> these pictures emerge of her new appearance came out in the fall of 2014 and had nothing to say at that time. i think the idea behind this, you hit on it is the "bridget jones' baby" and the idea she would have to answer over and over at press junkets and own red carpets did you have plastic surgery is something neither she or the studio does. she answered it once. whenever they have a question she can say i answered this one in my essay in "the huffington post" and that will be the end of it. a preemptive strike to stop a barrage of questions. >> you say to them that will be the end of it. is tet end of it.
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i have no idea whether or not she had plastic surgery. the photographs speak for themselves. "the new york times" ran a story. she mentions it in her essay and left the world of tabloids and bled into mainstream media and that would have been fair for people to say -- to of course athe question. this is a way to nip it in the bud. >> nice choice of words with the "nip." there are other celebrities who are taking sort of a different approach. i want to point out orlando bloom, justin caught with their pants down, if you will. shot on vacation and don't seem to care. is this a movement sort of i'm going to live my life and if i get caught, i get caught. >> if, you know, being on a paddleboard naked is your thing i guess that's how you live your life so, you know, i guess you could come to expect it. you know, i don't know where these photographs came from. the bieber photos looks like it was someone he was with so, you know, it's up to them, i
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really paddling away there. >> he is -- well said. that's almost as good as the word "nip." paddling away there. >> thank you. thank you, t.j., thank you, sunny. great to see you all. coming up in just two minutes. anguish at the olympics. it's not just the athletes feeling the pressure it's their families. what made this olympic husband react like this. lfer. my psoriatic arthritis caused joint pain. just like my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. my doctor said joint pain from ra... can be a sign of existing joint damage... that could only get worse. he prescribed enbrel to help relieve pain and help stop further damage. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. tell your doctor if you've been someplace
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katinka won shattering the world record and you can see his reaction there and the couple posting this picture on instagram flashing her new bling. congratulations to her. but guess what, he's not the only passionate family member in the stands. you may remember aly raisman's parents watching her. well, they are back at it again. last night they were cringing and shifting with every move as their daughter hit the uneven bars but can you imagine as a parent watching your loved watching your kids like, they can barely look but they're so proud and so excited and congratulations to everyone who did so well last night. we even know phelps' mom very animated in the stands too. i love those lee jackson shots. they're so great to watch. >> absolutely, absolutely. it is -- it's hard to watch your child let alone at the olympics. >> twisting. >> amy, thank you. we'll check in with you again soon. but first when we come back lindsay lohan is in a stunning new interview accusing her
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>> good morning, randy price, mike wankum, olessa,oo this monday morning. >> we're off our morning lows but we're looking at temperatures in many spots into the 60s. before the day is over with, these temperatures will be warming up, and unless are right near the shoreline, a sea breeze may keep things cooler, look for a high temperature today of 86 degrees, tomorrow, we do it all over again. and both days, the humidity is manageable. however on wednesday, the humidity comes up, and so does the threat of thunderstorms, which indicates this is a high impact weather day, humid, thunderstorms, and they are in the forecast most of the week.
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northbound by great plain avenue an accident just coming in, one lane is closed so give yourself a few extra minutes, expressway now about 35 from braintree into boston and if you are traveling the pike, that portion of the ride, 20 to 25. 495 to 128. 93 south, stop and go, down to the lever connector, trains and buses so far ok. >> top stories, police say that a lowell native is dead, shot in the back while playing the game pokemon go at a san francisco. calvin riley, goes to school in california was with a friend in san francisco on saturday night when he was shot in the back. father of a new bedford woman is a person of interest in her death. 19-year-old sabrina desilva, was shot outside her apartment last month. her father has not been charged but was arrested in connecticut on different charges.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. summer tragedy at a water park. a 10-year-olds killed on the tallest water slide in the world. the park is now closed. we have new details on the investigation. and lindsay lohan's painful secret. the star breaking her silence saying her fiance was abusive. the fights caught on her message about getting out of dangerous relationships and finding real love. ? break free ? live in rio. our high-flying gymnasts making their debut. the gymnasts glowing away the competition. >> we have big responsibilities ahead of us and we're just super excited. >> three-time olympian dominique dawes to break down the competition. >> let the "gma" games begin. a huge performance right here in
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shay live to celebrate the olympics as we say -- >> both: good morning, america. ? >> good morning, america. great monday in times square. look at all those team usa signs. a lot of excitement over the olympics. great to have paula and jesse with us and a lot to talk about in rio. >> you don't have to we have fans joining us from all over the america in chicago, texas, washington, d.c. and, of course, right here in new york city. but amy is there in rio. amy. >> yes, lucky me and guess what, team usa breaking records, taking home gold and her just getting started. team usa has already brought in 12 medals so far, eight in swimming alone. michael phelps doing it again as katie ledecky breaks a world
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shocking outcome for venus and serena williams on the court eliminated after their first round. but now all eyes are team usa's gymnasts flying high aiming for that gold medal for the second time in a row and dominique dawes joining us to break it down and that wait to see those gymnasts. >> cannot wait for that and dave zinczenko is here to help you lose weight with your favorite smoothies, everything under 300 calorie, guys. >> that's great. >> great advice and the rundown from paula. >> something affecting a lot of people, the breaking news at airports around the world. delta air lines had to ground its flights this morning because of a computer system failure that the airline says began in atlanta and was caused by a power outage. the computer systems are now coming back online but cancellations expected throughout the day and delta is waiving fees for passengers who want to reschedule flights through friday. and the other big story this morning, the tragic death of a
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the 10-year-old son of a lawmaker died while riding the world's tallest water slide which is 170 feet high and alex perez has more on the safety questions raised in the past. alex. >> reporter: good morning, paula. you can see just how steep that slide is behind me here. the park was packed with families when something went tragically wrong. now, the son of kansas state representative scott schwab, 10-year-old caleb, died while riding the verruckt ride billed slide. the slide is taller than the statue of liberty and plummets 17 stories in seconds and opened two years ago but that opening was delayed because of questions about its safety. early tests showed sandbag dummies flying off the slide. as a result officials added seat belts and safety netting. the park will be closed today as authorities work to figure out what exactly went wrong here. >> such a tragedy. alex, thank you. police in san francisco are trying to identify the gunman
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playing pokemon go in a busy tourist area. 20-year-old calvin riley was shot near fisherman's wharf. no apparent motive, police say. it was a random attack family and friends say and they're hoping video from nearby surveillance cameras will provide some clurs in the search for a suspect. and in politics donald trump is outlining his plan for the economy during a speech in detroit today. he is proposing the biggest tax cut since the reagan administration and also wants to deductible. hillary clinton meantime, campaigning in florida and our new poll shows her with a 23-point lead over trump among women. and at the olympics amy just mentioned it 14 more gold medals handed out in rio today. michael phelps winning his 19th gold of his historic career as the u.s. took the 4x100 relay and thought his heart was going to explode because he was so hyped and excited. 19-year-old katie ledecky, she
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gold breaking her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle so, everybody, let's take a look at the medal count, the u.s. leads with 12 including three gold, china is in second place with 8 medals. there was a stunner in women's tennis, can't believe this one, venus and serena -- >> i know. >> -- upset by the czech team in the first round doubles match and the tennis player from argentina who got stuck inside an elevator in rio for 40 minutes, he got quite a lift. beat the top ranked player in the world, novak djokovic. a little trivia. what song is this invoking by aerosmith, he was trapped in an elevator, tennis, love in an elevator, guys. >> oh, crazy, crazy for you, baby. no. >> no, not that one. >> love in an elevator. >> never knew it. >> i like our medal count. >> rob probably would have gotten it if we would have let
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wall. >> my head is wrapped up in "florence foster jenkins." >> and because of jesse singing. >> oh song that came to my mind, the hamster wheel spinning slowly. >> "pop news" time. >> yeah. right out of the gate, unfortunately. >> a little "pop". >> and i'm nervous to do this sitting gee side -- you're the queen of "pop news." >> i'm not the queen of "pop news." it's just kind of "pop." it's news. >> all right, all right, well, i'll stop singing and squad" proving that when it comes to the box office, the squad is in it to harley quinn it. the movie snatching up an estimated $131 million in north american ticket sales over the weekend setting the record for august movie openings. the previous held by "guardians of the galaxy" debuting at 94 million bucks so good start for margot robbie. >> will smith was very excited.
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>> you're doing a good job so far. >> i like that harlin quinn -- >> yeah, we put that in. moving along, another superhero story brie larson being marvel-ous researching her next role starring in "captain marvel" reading the classic comic book tweeting larson industries research and development department. even dyeing the trademar have to exercise superhuman powers of patience. "captain marvel" doesn't go into theaters until march 8th, 2019. >> i love this idea. >> she has some real range coming from "the room." >> all good things come to those who wait and wait and wait and wait. >> and wait a little more. lin-manuel miranda taking home internet gold over the weekend. the "hamilton" superstar wrote
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movie "moana." it took over disney's instagram account singing songs from "newsies" and "mulan" seen who helped him sing this -- ? no one fights like gaston ? ? in a wrestle match no be bites like gaston ? >>. ? yes he's intimidating ? ? oh, my god that is the rock ? >> and, of course, dwyane johnson voices a character in it which hits theaters thanksgiving. >> my favorite disney character of all time, gaston. >> want to try? ? as you see i've got biceps to spare ? >> two song, one "pop news." monday morning. >> i know. >> wow. >> and we got to wrap a bow on it so finally love is forever watch this groom surprise reading dance lifetime of hilarious memories.
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back to the olympics and that overpowering start for the women's gymnastics team building on that gold medal performance four years ago. former medalist dominique dawes here to talk about it but first matt gutman in rio for all the action. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. to say that the u.s. women dominated in qualifying would be an understatement. they came in first, second and third. the team is anchored by a human rocket that we know is simone biles a lost a competition in three years. >> she is a 4'8" -- >> reporter: this morning the smallest american gymnast has made mer gargantuan landing on rio's world stage. that human spring known as simone biles leading the american women's gymnastics team in team qualifying sunday dominating china and russia.
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gabby douglas who dominated the 2012 london games winning gold in the individual all around going on to land her very own lifetime movie and reality show. and current team captain ally raisman at 22 now back on olympic turf after trading in her floor exercises in london for the ballroom floor on "dancing with the stars." rounding out the team, two more newcomers, 16-year-old lri madison kocian but every single eyeball in the olympic arena will be on biles. >> today she's the best gymnast in the world. >> reporter: the 19-year-old already a three-time world champion. >> we know we have big responsibilities ahead of us and we're just super excited. >> reporter: so the u.s. women are heavily favored to win in the team competition. so the biggest question is right now, what do we call them? in the 2012 games in london they
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fiercest five? the only thing we know for sure they're vying for gold tomorrow in that stadium behind me. >> you'll be working on that nickname. dominique dawes joins us now a veteran of the magazine enough u.s. seven team in 1997. the women coming off that spectacular performance in 2012. the bar is high. >> it is very high. i don't know if the girls are feeling the pressure because for those who watches the prelims they are t and china so they'll feel a little bit of pressure but their number one competition is themselves so team usa is versus themselves. >> seems like they're having fun with it. >> i met simone biles for the first time at olympic trials and she is unlike any other gymnast i've ever met. did not have the -- you know, the gate to the bars is up which what is myself and my magnificent seven always had, she was really relaxed, fun,
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about. >> i think that's her personality. i heard she goes through some fear factors and mental blocks every now and then but is a bubbly happy kid and got to meet her sister and mom and dad and seem to be loving people but handling the pressure if she feels any at all very well. >> i imagine it must be so much fun to watch. you were a trail blazer for african-american women in gymnastics and she is now blazing a new trail, as well. >> definitely blazing a new trail. i was the first african-american along with betty okino and the first to win a medal at the '96 olympic games. die abd diane durham was amazing and would have been neck and neck competitiontigs wise with mary lou retton so a gymnast like diane paved the way for me and i
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give them. >> i always say have fun. they truly do love what they're doing. those five girls out there, though there's only four or three that are competing they look like they're loving what they're doing so always have a passion for what you're doing and remember, even though you turn pro or start to make money in the sport, don't treat it like a job, don't treat it like a business. you got to make sure you still have the love of the sport and i truly hope that simone biles continues to have the love of the sport even while she money after winning the gold and all around gold. >> thanks for coming back in. >> thanks for having me. >> to rob. hey, george, great crowd out here. we are patriotic, excited about the olympics. these guys came from live free or die, how great is your summer going. >> pretty well. >> you want the u.s. to bring in big gold, don't you? >> definitely. >> love that outfit. >> beautiful day in new york city.
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>> a beautiful day out here, low humidity, plenty of sunshine, high temperatures into the 80s today, as far as tomorrow is concerned, more of the same type of weather, but thunderstorms will be in the forecast on wednesday. and much more on your seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. coming up, dave zinczenko is here with some great summer smoothies that are healthy too.
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>> good morning, following breaking news, an investigation underway in princeton where state police have been searching for a missing jogger. they were looking for a 27-year-old woman near brook station road. the district attorney's office is on the scene there. and all delta flights are system-wide power outage which started in atlanta overnight. these are the lines at logan airport. the airline is saying flights are awaiting departure are being canceled worldwide. take a look outside across the city. we have gorgeous blue skies. we're in for a treat today. >> we are. look at the satellite picture. as we head towards the afternoon there may be the pop-up clouds that we saw but not really going to expect any sprinkles, so the next seven days if you liked
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lots of sunshine but wednesday, humidity is back, and so is the threat for thunderstorms. humid weather and chances for afternoon thunderstorms are pretty much finishing off the week. >> all right, thank you. olessa, how is the commute? >> it's slower. we are watching a few problem spots. we have got this one accident here on 128 south by route 37, also the expressway heavy, 30 to 35 from braintree into boston and another crash on the shoulder, 128 north by great plain avenue, the pike is 24, 95 to 128 and more delays on 93 emily. >> all right. we're back with you at 8:56 this morning. if you are heading out now have that wcvb mobile app with you. stay informed all day long. stay informed all day long. have a great day. introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
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promises to help you shed pounds with the press of the blender button so you're telling me smoothies really can help me lose weight. >> i'm telling you this is the most delicious fastest and best weight loss weapon on the planet. it is 60-second nutrition and what you're doing here is blending up -- a unique mix of superfoods that flatten your belly, heal your digestive system and we're seeing people losing up to 16 pounds in just a few weeks. >> are smoothies no. >> they're having three small meals a day and -- >> supplementing with the smoothies. >> they're so full they don't want the food. >> your smoothies have a lot of plant-based protein. >> all of them. all of them, it's veggie-based protein. i've been endorsing this the last couple of years. >> look at awe. >> people love it. people love it because it's fewer calories and in many cases more protein and fiber. >> what did you make.
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smoothie, gingerman smoothie and fresh off the oats. we got ginger in there and the ginger is great because you don't want to start the morning feeling bloated. this will give you 9 quick energy hit and start out with healthy fats, protein and fiber. that's -- you want to try to get that in each of your smoothies. >> ingredients in fresh -- >> the berries, almonds, almond milk. >> something more than -- almond milk. may i? >> yes. then you have -- >> good. >> this is to it. ginger, strawberries veg very protein powder and dash of pepper and flaxseed? a lot say flaxseed is an amazing little guy. >> a nice nutty flavor to it. it's really good >> that's the morning. then we go into -- >> preworkout. preworkout. two thing, plenty of carbs and protein. the carbs will fuel your workout. the protein is going to digest for afterwards to help muscle
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almond milk, lemon, bananas are nature's power bar and then this is -- >> may i try it? >> this one is coconuts which has good old-fashioned peanut butter, shaved coconut and veggie protein powder. >> i'll tell america how they are. >> 300 calories and five grams of fiber. >> that's my favorite so far. >> they're just delicious. then wee what you want is a hearty smoothie. believe it or not and the readers loved it. you know, we've got right here a sweet potato smoothie. doesn't sound great. it is delicious and a beet smoothie with a better nutritional value than even spinach. >> this one looks like baby food but i'm going to go for it. this is -- >> this is sweet potato. >> has cinnamon and it has chocolate. >> it's really good.
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>> how dare you. and then for our sweet treat for the end of the day. >> you got to have chocolate. make sure it's dark chocolate and no added sugars. again, we've got a chocolate decadent reader favorite in zero belly smoothies and almond joy, black beans in it. >> ooh. should have told me about the black beans before i tried it but it's good. another great one. actually they're all terrific and apparently good for >> all right and you don't have to be a chef. you push a button on your blender. >> for $50. >> and your book. >> and 9 book. >> dave zinczenko. the book again is called "zero belly smoothies." it is available now and get these recipes and i do recommend chocolate decadence, delicious and has avocado in it. goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! right now we'll get over to rob. >> zero bellies. zero bellies right here and
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>> soccer. >> and yours? >> swimming. >> swimming, i knew we'd have an extra one. forecast for the northeast. beautiful weather, dry weather and low humidity. we will take it then the humidity and heat begins to wrap up across parts of the midwest as we go through time. looking for showers across the south, heavy rain across florida looking for that flood threat >> good morning, upper 80s, but the humidity is manageable. thursday and wednesday, watch out, the humidity is coming up. and on wednesday, we could see strong afternoon t >> all right. we're outside and not done yet. this is brought to you by nationwide and now to an unlikely but very funny duo, martha stewart and snoop dogg. we are teaming up and steaming up the kitchen this fall with a
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>> you won't believe what snoop and i have cooking. >> how did me and martha get together to do this show, glass of wine, herbs, tea, atmosphere. >> i can't wait to get snoop? the kitchen. >> martha, oh, yeah, she's smoking in the kitchen and she can cook too. >> our new show is riz le dizzl for shizzle. >> the duo will join us for a "gma" dinner to say snoop is an interesting dinner guest is an understatement. >> you got our attention with that one. now to the story "pete's dragon." it's been updated for a new generation and sara haines sat down with one of the stars, bryce dallas howard and you can hear all about it. take a look. >> reporter: it's the magical story of a boy and his best friend.
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>> reporter: first told nearly 40 years ago. ? look in your eyes and you whisper sweetly ? ? oh oh oh oh ? >> reporter: now reimaged. >> what's so great about this "pete's dragon" is that it doesn't step on the toes of the original. it's a very different story. >> reporter: the film centers on a 10-year-old orphan boy named pete living in the woods with elliott, a giant green dragon. what's the overall theme of this movie. >> i think this movie is really about finding your family and maybe your family isn't necessarily your blood. but your family can be your friends, your family did be an adopted family. this is a beautiful story of a boy who loses his family and finds another one and there happens to be a dragon. >> have you metal yacht yet.
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very good friends. we have really good chemistry. >> just wanted to make sure because i'm waiting to meet elliott. >> it's a big deal when you meet elliott. i basically have a giggle fit every single time i'm around elliott. very cool. >> i keep expecting just elliott the way i remember him from 1977. >> yes. >> this dragon is like nothing anyone has ever seen before. gets a very unique dragon and he's so awesome. >> reporter: for "good morning america," sara haines, abc new zealand. >> "pete's dragon" hits theaters on friday. coming up here, hugh grant right
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happy to stay we're back with hugh grant. no stranger to strong leading ladies like julia robert, renee zellweger. now starring opposite meryl streep in the film "florence foster jenkins." this is based on a it meryl play's the world's famous not great singer. hugh is her incredibly loyal husband and manager and in this clip he's sharing a review very carefully. >> the consensus was she'd never sung better. her grace and brilliant personality only added to the remarkable quality of her voice. by the end of her performance the stage was -- a bow of blue
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>> bravo. bravissimo. >> steven ferrer directed this film which i could not believe is based 0en a true story. will you share with us a little about who florence is? >> well, yes, she was a millionai millionairess heiress in the 1940s. the film takes place in the '40s when she was in her 70s and ran the classical life of the . felt that she could sing and she wasn't just bad, she was so hilariously bad that she could fill kacarnegie hall and things like that and never knew people were coming to laugh at her and was protected of the knowledge of that by me her husband and group around her. >> your character, so wildly loyal that he will go to any length to protect his wife and make sure that she doesn't know
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>> that's right, yes. >> what drew you to that character? >> well, the whole concept of the film i think was fascinating, this awful singer and sort of whole idea of delusion, but my character was rather interesting. he's extremely loving and loyal, protective but nuanced and complex is what he's got other tough going on and you ask yourself in the film or at least for a lot of the film you're asking yourself does he really love this or money because she's so rich for his own career really. but hopefully in the end people realize this is real love. >> there is a real love story and it's not what you think. it is -- there are -- weird twists and turns in this elegant tale. >> yes, it's difficult to talk about them without ruining the film in yes, i shant. i feel like i have to say shant because you're so elegant. what was it like working with meryl streep and especially in this character.
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reason for doing the film because i don't do many films anymore. you know, i've sort of moved on a built but when this came up with such a great script and steven and meryl streep clearly i had to do it. and i was terrified of her with her 19 oscar nominations, but actually she was delightful. >> did she do any -- >> raised my game. >> did she notice you were nervous, any excng early days of table reads? >> she pretended she was, as well. i used to ask her every day, meryl, are you nervous for the first week, yes, yes, i'm nervous. after two weeks she said, no, i'm not nervous anymore. >> how in the world did she find that voice, because florence is, you know, makes it to carnegie hall and fills it but it's cringe worthy singing. >> it's -- she is an actress of genius.
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singer so she learned to sing all these famous and very difficult -- >> it had to be hard for meryl to be bad at something. perfectly bad. >> she learned them all perfectly then messed them up. >> it's been said that you may -- you just alluded to it. you might retire from films altogether in well, i had moved on slightly. i was doing other stuff in life. very involved with various political things in britain but occasionally it's lovely to dip my toe >> will you please come back to lake showbiz again. >> i'll have a towel waiting for you. >> hugh grant, thank you for coming. it's a pleasure to meet you and i'm excited. you'll love the film. it's called "florence foster jenkins" and hits theaters this friday. coming up, you better stay with us. it gets a little crazy. the "gma" games with dan + shay
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four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year. four hundred million siphoned from local districts that desperately need it. four hundred million that won't fund more science and technology, arts or preschool, counseling, or smaller class sizes. four hundred million unavailable to the ninety-six percent let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few. vote no on question 2. ? i feel too young to be this old. i just want to be her mom, not her full-time job.
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team usa going for the gold and we're getting in the spirit with all these future olympians all around the studio. >> so many fans joining us live across the country. we're celebrating the dreams of young athletes from the field to the pool and here with a powerhouse performance of "the ? ? hmm ? ? i am a mountain i am a tall tree ? ? oh i am a swift wind sweeping the country ? ? i am a river
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? i'm so obsessed ? >> coming up friday. dan + shay here. that was so much fun just a few minutes ago. tell us about this second album "obsessed." >> we have this new album "obsessed" a couple of months ago and we're so proud of this. feels so good to have a new body of work and get on the road and play a few new singles. >> excellent. >> awesome. so obviously we're all in the olympic spirit of the got to ask you guys if you were >> oh, my goodness. >> that's ridiculous. i would have to say swimming. i feel like swimming is always a big deal. >> you have the swimmer hair. >> i wish i had a swimmer's body. >> mo doesn't. >> shay? >> i'd just go straight for the top. try to go to basketball. my boy jimmy butler is playing. >> a man after my own heart. >> looking at the makings of the dream team. >> olympic basketball team right
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"obsessed" out right now and our watch parties have joined us from all across the country. >> this starts tomorrow. the george, get ready, start limbering up. >> gorgeous, i'm emily riemer looking live over the skyline,
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>> i know, just looks beautiful. the high temperatures today, generally into the mid to upper 80s, it may be just a bit cooler if you are right near the shoreline. just because we have got a sea breeze. another gorgeous day tomorrow. lots of sunshine. low humidity. a couple of degrees warmer. and then we talk about what's happening on wednesday. a chance of thunderstorms. i have highlighted this in red. in other words, watch out for the afternoon thunderstorms. could be downpours, and the weather unsettled with chances for thunderstorms and highs near 90. >> ok, mike, going? >> a bit slow. we are watching this one accident on 128 south by the braintree split. if you are traveling the expressway, 30 from braintree into boston. eastbound, not too bad, 15-minute ride 495 out to 128, and north of town, 93 out of methuen, more volume down to the lever connector. trains and buses on schedule. >> ok, thanks. breaking news on that delta melt do you know. the ground stop has just been lifted now. that means flights should be resuming and back up like this
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ground all of its flights. a lowell native is shot while playing pokemon go in san francisco. calvin riley goes to school in california. he was with a friend on saturday night when he was shot. join us for newscenter 5 at noon if you can. if not you are heading out, enjoy this beautiful day.
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announcer: it's "live with kelly." today say happy birthday to curtis "50 cent" jackson, and actress julia stiles stops by, plus a great big world performs their new hit song. also, we rock out as we try a hot, new workout, and jim parsons is today's co-host, all next on [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] [cheering and applause] announcer: now here are kelly ripa and jim parsons. [cheering and applause] jim: this is really happening. kelly: i know. you're gonna remember this. jim: i just enjoy dancing. oh...

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